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SweepWidget Shortcode Documentation


Introduction

Welcome to the SweepWidget Shortcode Documentation. This guide will assist you in integrating various types of content into your SweepWidget contests using shortcodes. These shortcodes simplify embedding videos, images, and social media content, making your contest pages more interactive and engaging.

Getting started

Note: the pro plan or higher is required for this feature.

Create a new contest or edit an existing one. Then, click on the Shortcodes for embedding media link to view instructions.

Below is an example of putting in a YouTube video shortcode.

Now the YouTube video will be visible in your contest description.

Table of Contents

  1. Image Shortcode
  2. YouTube Video Shortcode
  3. YouTube Playlist Shortcode
  4. Spotify Shortcode
  5. SoundCloud Shortcode
  6. Facebook Shortcode
  7. TikTok Shortcode
  8. Twitter Shortcode
  9. LinkedIn Shortcode
  10. Pinterest Shortcode
  11. Reddit Shortcode
  12. Vimeo Shortcode
  13. SlideShare Shortcode

Image Shortcode

Embed an Image

Enhance your content with visual elements by embedding images using this shortcode.

Note: the image will always have a max width of 100% even if you make it more then the width of the screen (e.g. in mobile). If you leave the width/height empty, it will default to full width.

Options:

  • URL
  • Width (Optional)
  • Height (Optional)

Example:
[image url="imageURL" width="500" height="300"]


YouTube Video Shortcode

Embed a YouTube Video

This shortcode allows you to seamlessly embed YouTube videos into your contests, enhancing the visual appeal and viewer engagement.

Options:

  • URL

Example:
[youtube url="videoURL"]


YouTube Playlist Shortcode

Embed a YouTube Video

This shortcode allows you to seamlessly embed YouTube playlists into your contests, enhancing the visual appeal and viewer engagement.

Options:

  • URL

Example:
[youtube-playlist url="playlistUrl"]


Spotify Shortcode

Embed a Spotify Track

Incorporate music or playlists from Spotify into your contests for an auditory experience that complements your content.

Options:

  • URL

Example:
[spotify url="trackURL"]


SoundCloud Shortcode

Embed a SoundCloud Track

Embed audio tracks from SoundCloud to provide a rich, immersive audio experience for your audience.

Options:

  • URL

Example:
[soundcloud url="trackURL"]


Facebook Shortcode

Embed a Facebook Post

Enhance engagement by embedding Facebook posts in your contest content.

Options:

  • URL

Example:
[facebook url="postURL"]


TikTok Shortcode

Embed a TikTok Video

Leverage the growing popularity of TikTok by embedding videos in your contests, adding a dynamic, modern touch.

Options:

  • URL

Example:
[tiktok url="videoURL"]


Twitter Shortcode

Embed a Twitter Tweet

Incorporate tweets into your contest pages for real-time engagement and social interaction.

Options:

  • URL

Example:
[twitter url="tweetURL"]


LinkedIn Shortcode

Embed a LinkedIn Post

Ideal for professional and business-oriented contests, this shortcode lets you embed LinkedIn posts.

Options:

  • URL

Example:
[linkedin url="postURL"]


Pinterest Shortcode

Embed a Pinterest Pin

Showcase creative ideas and inspiration by embedding Pinterest pins in your content.

Options:

  • URL

Example:
[pinterest url="pinURL"]


Reddit Shortcode

Embed a Reddit Post

Embed Reddit posts and threads to bring community discussions and insights into your contests.

Options:

  • URL

Example:
[reddit url="postURL"]


Vimeo Shortcode

Embed a Vimeo Video

Use the Vimeo shortcode to embed high-quality videos from Vimeo, adding a professional touch to your video content.

Options:

  • URL
  • Width (Optional)
  • Height (Optional)

Example:
[vimeo url="videoURL"]


SlideShare Shortcode

Embed a SlideShare Presentation

This shortcode allows you to incorporate SlideShare presentations into your content, ideal for educational and informative contests.

Options:

  • ID

Example:
[slideshare id="presentationID"]


This documentation covers a wide range of shortcodes designed to enhance the functionality and appearance of your SweepWidget contests. By utilizing these shortcodes, you can create more engaging, diverse, and interactive content, ensuring a richer experience for your participants.